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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut... northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...northern Fairfield...northern Middlesex...northern New Haven...northern New London...southern Fairfield...southern Middlesex... southern New Haven and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey...eastern Bergen...eastern Essex...eastern Passaic... eastern Union...Hudson...western Bergen...western Essex... western Passaic and western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northeastern Suffolk...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northern Westchester...northwestern Suffolk...Orange...Putnam... Richmond (staten island)...Rockland...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * From 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon * showers and thunderstorms will be moving into the region from the west early this evening and will overspread the region by late tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Friday morning and begin to taper off from west to east during Friday afternoon. There is the potential for periods of heavy rainfall this evening into Friday afternoon. * The axis of heaviest rain remains uncertain. However...at this time the heaviest rain is forecast to extend from northeastern New Jersey into the lower Hudson Valley...New York City...and southern Connecticut. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are possible...with localized higher amounts possible. The main threat is flash flooding of low lying...poor drainage...and urbanized areas. Smaller flashier streams may also flood. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Thursday Jul.28 16,08:00 PM

Long Island’s Largest Holiday Light Show Shines in Its 10th Year

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County invites you to share in the wondrous magic of its 10th Annual Holiday Light Show, Long Island’s largest drive through holiday event.

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Bayport, NY - November 15th, 2013 - Girl Scouts of Suffolk County invites you to share in the wondrous magic of its 10th Annual Holiday Light Show, Long Island’s largest drive through holiday event. Drive a mile-long trail filled with beautiful holiday vignettes and displays in the picturesque woodlands of Camp Edey in Bayport.

Don’t miss the Holiday Village where you can have photos taken with Santa, enjoy hot cocoa, and explore the Hall of Trees. The Hall of Trees consists of trees that are donated and decorated by Girl Scout troops, and are later given to transitional housing facilities, and adult and veterans homes.

“The Holiday Light Show is the perfect way for families to spend an evening together that’s filled with holiday warmth and magic,” says Yvonne Grant, President & CEO of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County.

The magic runs from December 2 through December 30; daily from 5 to 9 pm (Closed Dec. 24 & 25). Cost is $12 per car Monday - Thursday, and $15 per car Friday - Sunday. For more information, visit www.holidaylightshow.org, e-mail lightshow@gssc.us, or call 631-543-6622.  

Sponsors for the 10th Annual Holiday Light Show include Capital One Bank, New York Community Bank, Empire National Bank, Riverhead Bay Motors, Long Island Charities, Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Town of Islip. Top Media Sponsors include LongIsland.com, WBLI, Cablevision, 96.1FM, 105.3FM, 98.5FM, and 103.9FM.

Stay connected! Download the Holiday Light Show app.

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is the largest youth-serving agency on Long Island. It serves more than 40,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 17, with the dedicated support of more than 9,000 volunteers. For more information about Girl Scouts, please call (631) 543-6622 or visit the council’s website at www.gssc.us.

 

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